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Definition of "abasement" []

  • The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "abasement" in a sentence
  • "Swearing allegiance to the powers that be in a ritual of public abasement is something that should have gone out with feudalism."
  • "Admit what you don't know (self-abasement is not attractive, by the way) and listen to the information you are given."
  • "Without George, Equiano's abasement is without an agent, and therefore his connection to the invisible church reverts from one of masochistic practice to one of readerly identification."